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Asthma Treatment Made Easy for Medford, MA, Residents

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Do you have asthma? If so, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), asthma is very common, with more than 25 million Americans living with the condition. If you’re experiencing uncomfortable asthma symptoms and want to speak with a medical professional quickly, count on the expert team at PhysicianOne Urgent Care. Not only do we have a convenient location in Medford, Massachusetts, but we’re open 365 days per year at flexible hours that will work for your schedule.

Asthma Symptoms

Asthma can impact people differently depending on which type of asthma they have. Some people experience mild symptoms frequently, while others experience asthma “attacks” after exposure to certain triggers like air pollution, mold, or dust. Common asthma symptoms include:

  • Wheezing
  • Coughing
  • Trouble speaking
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness
  • Rapid breathing
  • Difficulty sleeping

Usually, asthma symptoms can clear up with help from an inhaler or from medical professionals at a center like PhysicianOne Urgent Care. However, if you have shortness of breath or wheezing that rapidly worsens or shortness of breath after very mild physical activity, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room for treatment.

Get the Care You Need, Fast

If you want to speak to a medical professional about your asthma symptoms at a time that will work for your schedule, simply walk into PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Medford. Or, if you prefer, you can even schedule a Virtual Visit and speak with one of our medical professionals from the comfort of your own home. For more information, contact us today at 860-650-3848.

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